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Andretti: Third car will help grow Formula 1 popularity

Mercedes chief Toto Wolff recently suggested that Formula 1 should consider the option of allowing teams to run a third car, now racing legend Mario Andretti has given support to the concept and believes it could boost the sport's popularity. Andretti himself is a beneficiary of a third ‘guest' car concept that was prevalent in the sixties and seventies whereby teams could run a third car either as part of the main team or with a satellite outfit. In 1968, local hero, already a racing superstar Stateside, Andretti was given a wildcard entry into the United States Grand Prix at Watkins Glen by Lotus chief Colin Chapman. Andretti teamed up with Graham Hill and Jackie Oliver, the team...
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